September 10, 2004
Five Obsidian members met in the mild chaos of the SEHS
parking lot on Friday morning 09.10.04.
Drivers Dick Hildreth and Danny Baihuber took the group out
the McKenzie Highway and were much appreciated by a dozing
Once leeward, the haze cleared to a perfect day.
The group took to trail at the Three Creek Lake trailhead,
hiked along Tam McArthur Rim, and made its way to Broken Hand.
At Broken Hand we traversed across the south-facing slope to
its west side exposing us to a good, stiff wind.
The highlight of the trip was watching that wind ripple the
surface of the crater lake on Broken Top’s east slope.
We ended with a quick hike out and long drive home.
and leader Pat Adams.